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Death and Dying
The end of life, or awareness of its approach.
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Key passages
Ge 2:15–17

And Yahweh God took the man and set him in the garden of Eden to cultivate it and to keep it. And Yahweh God commanded the man, saying, “From every tree of the garden you may freely eat, but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you …

Ps 90:1–17

O Lord, you have been our help in all generations. Before the mountains were born and you brought forth the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, you are God. You return man to the dust, saying, “Return, O sons of man.” For a thousand years in your eyes are …

Is 40:6–8

A voice is saying, “Call!” And he said, “What shall I call?” All humankind are grass, and all his loyalty is like the flowers of the field. Grass withers; the flower withers when the breath of Yahweh blows on it. Surely the people are grass. Grass withers; the flower withers, but the …

Lk 12:13–21

Now someone from the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me!” But he said to him, “Man, who made me a judge or an arbitrator over you?” And he said to them, “Watch out and guard yourselves from all greediness, …

Ro 5:12–21

Because of this, just as sin entered into the world through one man, and death through sin, so also death spread to all people because all sinned. For until the law, sin was in the world, but sin is not charged to one’s account when there …

Re 21:4

And he will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death will not exist any longer, and mourning or wailing or pain will not exist any longer. The former things have passed away.”

See also
Ge 2:8–4:15; Ge 5:1–6:8; Ge 7:1–24; Ge 8:20–9:29; Ge 15:1–21; Ge 23:1–20; Ge 25:7–28; Ge 27:1–29; Ge 35:1–22; Ge 35:27–29; Ge 40:1–23; Ge 47:27–31; Ge 49:29–50:14; Ge 50:22–26; Ex 1:1–22; Ex 2:11–25; Ex 32:1–35; Le 10:1–7; Le 21:1–24; Le 26:14–46; Nu 3:1–4; Nu 14:26–38; Nu 16:20–40; Nu 19:1–20:13; Nu 20:22–29; Nu 33:38–49; Dt 2:1–25; Dt 8:1–20; Dt 28:25–68; Dt 31:14–29; Dt 32:39–52; Dt 34:1–12; Jos 13:1–7; Jos 23:1–16; Jos 24:29–33; Jdg 2:7–10; Jdg 8:29–35; Jdg 16:23–31; Ru 1:1–5; 1 Sa 2:1–11; 1 Sa 2:22–36; 1 Sa 4:12–22; 1 Sa 20:1–23; 1 Sa 25:1; 1 Sa 25:23–44; 1 Sa 31:1–13; 2 Sa 1:1–27; 2 Sa 2:12–3:1; 2 Sa 3:31–39; 2 Sa 10:1–19; 2 Sa 12:16–23; 2 Sa 13:34–14:24; 2 Sa 18:19–19:8; 2 Sa 22:1–25; 2 Sa 24:10–17; 1 Ki 2:1–12; 1 Ki 3:16–28; 1 Ki 11:26–43; 1 Ki 13:11–15:24; 1 Ki 15:33–16:7; 1 Ki 16:21–28; 1 Ki 17:17–24; 1 Ki 22:29–50; 2 Ki 1:1–18; 2 Ki 4:1–41; 2 Ki 7:3–20; 2 Ki 8:16–24; 2 Ki 10:32–36; 2 Ki 13:1–21; 2 Ki 14:1–15:7; 2 Ki 15:17–22; 2 Ki 16:1–20; 2 Ki 20:1–11; 2 Ki 20:20–21:18; 2 Ki 23:28–34; 2 Ki 24:1–7; 1 Ch 10:1–14; 1 Ch 19:1–19; 1 Ch 29:10–20; 1 Ch 29:26–30; 2 Ch 9:29–31; 2 Ch 12:13–14:1; 2 Ch 16:11–14; 2 Ch 18:28–19:3; 2 Ch 21:1–20; 2 Ch 24:15–22; 2 Ch 25:25–28; 2 Ch 26:16–27:9; 2 Ch 28:22–27; 2 Ch 32:27–33; 2 Ch 33:18–20; 2 Ch 35:20–27; Es 7:1–10; Job 1:13–22; Job 3:1–26; Job 7:1–21; Job 10:1–22; Job 13:20–14:22; Job 16:1–18:21; Job 20:1–21:34; Job 24:1–25; Job 26:1–27:23; Job 30:1–31; Job 33:1–34:20; Job 36:1–23; Job 38:1–24; Job 42:1–17; Ps 6:1–10; Ps 9:1–20; Ps 13:1–6; Ps 16:1–11; Ps 18:1–24; Ps 22:1–31; Ps 23:1–6; Ps 30:1–12; Ps 31:1–24; Ps 33:1–22; Ps 37:20–40; Ps 39:1–13; Ps 49:1–20; Ps 55:1–23; Ps 56:1–13; Ps 73:1–28; Ps 86:1–17; Ps 88:1–18; Ps 89:38–52; Ps 90:1–17; Ps 104:1–35; Ps 115:1–116:19; Ps 118:1–29; Ps 139:1–24; Ps 141:1–10; Ps 144:1–15; Ps 146:1–10; Pr 5:1–23; Pr 7:6–27; Pr 9:13–18; Pr 10:21; Pr 11:4; Pr 11:7; Pr 11:10; Pr 11:19; Pr 13:14; Pr 14:12; Pr 14:27; Pr 14:32; Pr 15:10–11; Pr 15:24; Pr 16:14; Pr 16:25; Pr 18:21; Pr 19:9; Pr 19:16; Pr 21:6; Pr 21:16; Pr 23:13–14; Pr 27:20; Pr 28:28; Pr 30:15–16; Ec 2:12–3:8; Ec 3:16–4:3; Ec 5:8–8:1; Ec 8:10–9:12; Ec 11:9–12:8; So 8:5–14; Is 5:8–30; Is 14:3–21; Is 14:28–32; Is 22:1–25; Is 25:1–26:19; Is 28:1–22; Is 31:1–3; Is 37:1–7; Is 38:1–22; Is 40:1–41:20; Is 46:1–13; Is 51:1–16; Is 52:13–53:12; Is 57:1–13; Is 65:17–25; Je 7:28–8:17; Je 9:17–26; Je 11:18–23; Je 15:1–9; Je 16:1–13; Je 20:1–6; Je 21:1–22:30; Je 28:1–17; Je 31:23–30; Je 34:1–7; Je 36:27–32; Je 38:1–13; Je 42:1–22; Je 52:1–11; Je 52:31–34; La 4:1–22; Eze 3:16–27; Eze 5:1–6:14; Eze 18:1–32; Eze 24:15–27; Eze 26:1–21; Eze 31:1–18; Eze 32:17–33:20; Eze 33:23–29; Da 12:1–13; Ho 13:1–16; Am 6:1–14; Am 7:10–9:10; Jon 1:17–2:10; Jon 4:1–11; Na 1:2–15; Hab 2:5–20; Hag 2:10–14; Zec 1:1–6; Zec 11:4–17; Zec 13:7–9; Mt 2:19–23; Mt 6:19–34; Mt 7:13–14; Mt 9:18–26; Mt 10:16–33; Mt 11:2–15; Mt 11:20–24; Mt 14:3–12; Mt 22:23–33; Mk 5:35–43; Mk 8:34–38; Mk 12:18–27; Mk 13:5–23; Lk 1:67–80; Lk 7:11–16; Lk 8:49–56; Lk 9:23–26; Lk 12:13–34; Lk 13:1–9; Lk 16:19–31; Lk 20:27–38; Jn 3:1–36; Jn 5:22–30; Jn 6:41–59; Jn 8:12–30; Jn 8:48–59; Jn 11:1–27; Jn 12:21–26; Jn 21:15–23; Ac 1:15–26; Ac 2:14–39; Ac 5:1–11; Ac 7:1–16; Ac 9:36–43; Ac 12:20–24; Ac 13:13–41; Ac 20:7–12; Ro 1:18–2:16; Ro 5:12–8:17; Ro 8:31–39; Ro 9:14–29; Ro 10:1–13; Ro 14:1–13; 1 Co 10:1–13; 1 Co 11:27–34; 1 Co 13:1–13; 1 Co 15:1–58; 2 Co 1:8–11; 2 Co 2:12–17; 2 Co 3:7–4:15; 2 Co 5:1–8; 2 Co 7:2–12; Eph 2:1–10; Php 1:19–26; Php 3:1–11; 1 Th 4:13–5:11; 1 Ti 5:3–16; 1 Ti 6:3–10; 2 Ti 1:8–12; 2 Ti 4:6–8; Heb 2:10–18; Heb 3:16–19; Heb 7:20–28; Heb 9:16–28; Heb 11:4–7; Heb 11:13–29; Jas 1:9–18; Jas 4:13–17; Jas 5:19–20; 1 Pe 1:22–2:3; 1 Pe 3:18–4:6; 2 Pe 1:12–15; 2 Pe 2:12–17; 2 Pe 3:1–9; 1 Jn 3:10–15; 1 Jn 5:6–17; Re 1:9–20; Re 2:8–11; Re 3:1–6; Re 6:7–8; Re 8:8–11; Re 11:11–14; Re 12:7–12; Re 14:6–13; Re 16:3; Re 18:1–8; Re 20:11–21:8;